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I. Hunting and gathering and small scale systems A. Egalitarianism, reciprocity, and mobility s 1. Overlapping terms: a) Hunters/gatherer systems : refers to what these people do economically (1) Make their living by searching for and obtaining food without the benefit of producing domestic plant or animal foods (2) Often keyed to the geographical latitude that these people live at relative to the equator, where solar potential is at its greatest. (3) Both tropical and temperate forests. Eat a lot of meat Closer to the equator More plant food Smaller territories High population density Lower mobility (seasonal basis) Farther away from the equator More animal food Larger territories Lower population density Higher mobility (seasonal) 1) Hunter gathers closer to the equator use more plan foods in their diet 2) while those furthest away from the equator eat more meat 3) Closer to the equator have smaller territories, also have higher population density. Move less on a seasonal basis/ 4) the ones further away have very large territories have lower population densities move large distances between seasons
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course ISS 220 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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